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Not So Standard Deviations

Nov 22, 2017

Hilary and Roger discuss when to hire a data scientist, the Kaggle State of Data Science and Machine Learning Survey, and the lack of tools for tracking changes to data.

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Stickers at Sonos: https://twitter.com/jahilliar/status/926153450857082880

John Carmack on git:


Nov 8, 2017

Roger went to the rOpenSci Oz Unconference and Hilary led a design sprint. 

Show notes:

rOpenSci OzUnconf 2017: http://ozunconf17.ropensci.org

Summary of OzUnconf by Nick Tierney: https://ropensci.org/blog/2017/10/31/ozunconf2017/

How do you convince people to use R? 


Oct 20, 2017

Hilary and Roger discuss listener names, facial recognition, coding boot camps, wildfires in California, edge computing, and AR measuring apps. Plus, more on stickers!

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Biometric Menagerie: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20075454

Coding boot camps closing down:


Oct 6, 2017

Hilary and Roger continue their late night contemplations about stickers, collecting new data for training machine learning algorithms, and paying for open (and closed) source software.

Show notes:

Sticker madness: https://twitter.com/hspter/status/908102841323188225

Sticker on phone: 


Aug 31, 2017

Hilary and Roger have a late-night discussion about JupyterCon, data analysis and decisions, and other deeper topics.

Show Notes:

JupyterCon: https://conferences.oreilly.com/jupyter/jup-ny

Financial stability monitor: https://www.financialresearch.gov/financial-stability-monitor/

Catistician: